Frankel, the unbeaten 3-year-old colt in England, will try to win his ninth straight race Oct. 16 in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Eng-I) at the inaugural British Champions Day at Ascot.
Though it has been widely assumed that this would be his last race of the season, on Oct. 13 Teddy Grimthorpe, racing manager for owner Khalid Abdullah, said there is a possibility Frankel could race in the Breeders’ Cup next month.
“It would be a wonderful thing to take a horse like Frankel to race in America. I'm sure the American racing public would just love it,'' Grimthorpe said in an Associated Press story Oct. 13. “The interest in the States has been phenomenal, which is wonderful. In a perfect world, he would race there.”